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Jones airlifted for severe burns
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A local man was airlifted to Vanderbilt on Monday after an accident involving gasoline while he was doing mechanical work on a truck.Greg Jones, the owner of Greg’s Place on Sparta Street, was airlifted to Vanderbilt from the hospital in Woodbury after he was driven there for treatment. He remained on a ventilator at Vanderbilt last night, according to a family member.The accident happened Monday night just after 7 p.m. while Jones was working on a truck. He was reportedly pouring gas into the carburetor when the truck backfired and shot flames into his face.Jones suffered second-degree burns to his face and neck.